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How the United States Makes Corruption in Africa Worse

A year after a summit that was supposed to spark reform, illicit financial flows continue to plague Africa—and lax U.S. financial regulations are partly to blame.

Our Commitment to an Open Society in Russia  

It has been more than a quarter-century since the Open Society Foundations began work in Russia to support the aspirations of the Russian people. Despite recent events, those efforts persist today.

Briefing Paper
Repatriating Stolen Assets: Potential Funding for Sustainable Development

This background briefing was prepared for “We Want Our Money Back,” a civil society side-event at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for
Development, Addis Ababa, in July, 2015.

Electric Yerevan: Lessons for Freedom of Assembly and Civic Culture in Armenia

A panel of experts will discuss the culture of protest in Armenia and the legality of the government’s response to the recent demonstrations, as well as questions of governance, rule of law, and human rights.

Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy  

Fred Abrahams, author of the new book Modern Albania, will give an inside account of the fall of communism in Albania and efforts to rebuild after decades of labor camps, thought police, and one-party rule.

Once Riddled with Corruption, Slovakia Sets a New Standard for Transparency

Slovakia’s commitment to publishing corporate and government documents online has caught all of Europe’s attention—including the country’s old partner, the Czech Republic.

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